Stopover Stories

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

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20070205

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

1/5. The House

By Alison Miller, read by John Buick.

An old man experiences a range of emotions as he waits for the ferry that will take him the final leg of his journey - back to the house of his birth.

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20070205

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

1/5. The House

By Alison Miller, read by John Buick.

An old man experiences a range of emotions as he waits for the ferry that will take him the final leg of his journey - back to the house of his birth."

20070205

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

1/5. The House

By Alison Miller, read by John Buick.

An old man experiences a range of emotions as he waits for the ferry that will take him the final leg of his journey - back to the house of his birth.

20070206

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

2/5. The Monument

By Jennifer McCartney, read by Buffy Davis.

An estranged couple must endure a long wait while their car is repaired in a small town in the deep south of America.

"

20070206

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

2/5. The Monument

By Jennifer McCartney, read by Buffy Davis.

An estranged couple must endure a long wait while their car is repaired in a small town in the deep south of America."

20070206

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

2/5. The Monument

By Jennifer McCartney, read by Buffy Davis.

An estranged couple must endure a long wait while their car is repaired in a small town in the deep south of America.

20070207

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

3/5. The Journey

By Tahir Shah, read by Nick Underwood.

A young man's ambition to travel overland to Timbuktoo takes a decidedly nightmarish turn.

"

20070207

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

3/5. The Journey

By Tahir Shah, read by Nick Underwood.

A young man's ambition to travel overland to Timbuktoo takes a decidedly nightmarish turn."

20070207

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

3/5. The Journey

By Tahir Shah, read by Nick Underwood.

A young man's ambition to travel overland to Timbuktoo takes a decidedly nightmarish turn.

20070208

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

4/5. To the Island

By Meaghan Delahunt, read by Patricia Kerrigan.

Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband shared their holidays.

"

20070208

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

4/5. To the Island

By Meaghan Delahunt, read by Patricia Kerrigan.

Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband shared their holidays."

20070208

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

4/5. To the Island

By Meaghan Delahunt, read by Patricia Kerrigan.

Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband shared their holidays.

20070209

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

5/5. The Emperor's Warriors

By Alan Spence, read by Simon Tait.

Fogbound in a Chinese airport, the narrator of the story finds that the sight and smell of the fog rouses memories of the peasoupers of his childhood, Glasgow in the fifties.

"

20070209

"A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

5/5. The Emperor's Warriors

By Alan Spence, read by Simon Tait.

Fogbound in a Chinese airport, the narrator of the story finds that the sight and smell of the fog rouses memories of the peasoupers of his childhood, Glasgow in the fifties."

20070209

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

5/5. The Emperor's Warriors

By Alan Spence, read by Simon Tait.

Fogbound in a Chinese airport, the narrator of the story finds that the sight and smell of the fog rouses memories of the peasoupers of his childhood, Glasgow in the fifties.

0120070205

An old man experiences a range of emotions as he waits for a ferry.

Stories exploring the emotions and motivations of waylaid travellers

02The Monument20070206

A couple endure a long wait as their car is repaired in a small town in the US deep south.

Stories exploring the emotions and motivations of waylaid travellers

03The Journey20070207

A young man's ambition to travel overland to Timbuktoo takes a decidedly nightmarish turn.

Stories exploring the emotions and motivations of waylaid travellers

04To the Island20070208

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

By Meaghan Delahunt, read by Patricia Kerrigan.

Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband shared their holidays.

A young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on a Greek island.

Stories exploring the emotions and motivations of waylaid travellers

05The Emperor's Warriors20070209

A week of specially commissioned stories exploring the emotions and motivations of travellers forced to break their journeys.

By Alan Spence, read by Simon Tait.

Fogbound in a Chinese airport, the narrator of the story finds that the sight and smell of the fog rouses memories of the peasoupers of his childhood in 1950s Glasgow.

Fogbound in a Chinese airport, the narrator is reminded of fog childhood memories.

Stories exploring the emotions and motivations of waylaid travellers

AR01The House20070205

"

By Alison Miller, read by John Buick.

An old man experiences a range of emotions as he waits for the ferry that will take him the final leg of his journey - back to the house of his birth."

AR01The House20070205

"By Alison Miller, read by John Buick.

An old man experiences a range of emotions as he waits for the ferry that will take him the final leg of his journey - back to the house of his birth."

AR01The House20070205

By Alison Miller, read by John Buick.

An old man experiences a range of emotions as he waits for the ferry that will take him the final leg of his journey - back to the house of his birth.

AR02The Monument20070206

"By Jennifer McCartney, read by Buffy Davis.

An estranged couple must endure a long wait while their car is repaired in a small town in the deep south of America."

AR02The Monument20070206

By Jennifer McCartney, read by Buffy Davis.

An estranged couple must endure a long wait while their car is repaired in a small town in the deep south of America.

AR03The Journey20070207

"By Tahir Shah, read by Nick Underwood.

A young man's ambition to travel overland to Timbuktoo takes a decidedly nightmarish turn."

AR03The Journey20070207

By Tahir Shah, read by Nick Underwood.

A young man's ambition to travel overland to Timbuktoo takes a decidedly nightmarish turn.

AR04To The Island20070208

"

By Meaghan Delahunt, read by Patricia Kerrigan.

Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband shared their holidays."

AR04To The Island20070208

"By Meaghan Delahunt, read by Patricia Kerrigan.

Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband shared their holidays."

AR04To The Island20070208

By Meaghan Delahunt, read by Patricia Kerrigan.

Overwhelmed by grief, a young widow decides to leave Edinburgh and immerse herself in life on the Greek island where she and her husband shared their holidays.

AR05 LASTThe Emperor's Warriors20070209

"By Alan Spence, read by Simon Tait.

Fogbound in a Chinese airport, the narrator of the story finds that the sight and smell of the fog rouses memories of the peasoupers of his childhood, Glasgow in the fifties."

AR05 LASTThe Emperor's Warriors20070209

By Alan Spence, read by Simon Tait.

Fogbound in a Chinese airport, the narrator of the story finds that the sight and smell of the fog rouses memories of the peasoupers of his childhood, Glasgow in the fifties.